Traditionally grown to make tequila with in Mexico, MSF Sugar in North Queensland plans to start growing agave in the Atherton Tableland near Cairns. MSF will grow agave as part of its Biorefinery Project...

Energy supply matters – so does having the right technology A new event dedicated to the energy storage sector is offering delegates access to cutting edge technology on supply and storage solutions...

ACCC threatens to fine companies if repealed Carbon Tax savings not passed on The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the Australian Senate’s vote to repeal the Carbon Tax. Meanwhile,...

“Natural highs”, one-step convenience and “foraged flavours” are set to become key trends in 2014 for the global food and drink industry, according to new findings from market research organisation...

A new front-of-pack labelling (FoPL) system that uses a ‘health star’ rating, has been approved by Australian and New Zealand Ministers responsible for food regulation, with plans for further examination...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

The Australian farming and manufacturing sectors have expressed growing concerns about Australia’s booming gas export industry. While the energy and mining sector is generating billions of dollars that...

A partnership in using “peak shift vending machines” has been announced in Japan by Coca-Cola Co Japan and Fuji Electric. The new machines will reduce daytime power consumption by 95 per cent by shifting...

The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation into a brand of “energy shots,” reported to be linked to around 13 deaths and a total of 92 reports of illness in the United...

Although  “healthier” raw food diets have been all the rage recently, Brazilian scientists have found that cooked food has helped to improve the evolution of the human brain. Research findings published...